Dictionary defines the cupboards as “a piece of furniture or a small part of a room with a door behind which there is space for storing things, usually on shelves.” The first priority in our home is surely to stockpile the stuff out of sight to make the home look clean and clear. The modern interior designers and decorators have converted this necessary piece of furniture, cupboards, into a design opportunity for the house. Get past the common believe that cupboards are only for storage, think beyond the functionality and make a style statement through these wooden cupboards that will make your home tidier without making it feel like just furniture.
The lighter hues of sea green and grey merges with the décor of the room without overpowering it. The lofty wardrobe has ample storage space behind it door and it extends to built the study on the other side with open shelves sandwiched in between. The beauty with wood is that it can be painted in the colour of your choice or in the colour to merge with the décor of the bedroom.
The children’s room needs more storage to keep it organized but the irony is that it usually suffers from the space crunch in city homes. The smart storage idea in children’s room was created by designing the wooden bunk-bed with cupboards below it with sufficient storage for clothes and toys.
The warmth of classic wood on the tall bedroom cupboard with oversized handles on its door and drawers is in sync with the bedroom TV unit in style and texture. The natural colour of wood can fit perfectly with any style and colour of the room.
The floor to ceiling glossy doors of the cupboard and a long mirror on the side reflecting the style creates an illusion of spaciousness apart from making the room shine. With matching colour scheme and patterns of the room, the sliding cupboards blend with the décor of the bedroom and create sufficient storage without looking overwhelming.
The laminate over the wood merges the wooden cupboard with the style and décor of the room and makes it a part of it. Rectangular patterns on the door of the cupboard with study table on the side and small closed shelves on the top of the table. This wooden cupboard with study table is designed to fit perfectly even in small study room attached with the master bedroom.
Wooden cupboard is perfect for nursery since it is warm and safe and can be customised according to the requirements. The articulately designed cupboard in the nursery has ample space to store and display the toys and books of the child and the playful design is exciting and enticing.
When it comes to kitchen cabinets or cupboards, wood is the first preference. Matt or glossy laminate, natural wooden shade or colour on the wood, the smart combination of wood can bring in variety even in the small kitchen along with keeping it organized.
White painted wood and glass with round door knobs brings in the colonial charm with its style. The cupboard is divided in two parts with glass framed in wood on the upper part and solid door in the bottom.
Take a cue from here and frame the window to create storage space and also use it to make a comfortable sitting space near the window and watch the world. The red and white cupboard has lofty mirrors on the side doors creating an illusion of roominess.
Shoe cupboard is an essential part of Indian homes which is usually kept near the entrance door for convenience. The wooden shutter door of the shoe cupboard makes it airy to keep the shoe fresh and odour-free. The thoughtful seating space attached with the cupboard will make wearing and taking off the shoes comfortable.
The versatility of wood makes it possible to design it for different purposes without looking cluttered. The clean and minimalist style of the closed doors is complemented by no door compartment made-to-order for bottles and glass and then there is space for wash basin too in the same cupboard.
This is a creative way to design or rather create storage space in small living cum dining room in the small city homes. The ambitious design of crockery cupboard on one wall and TV unit on the other with living room sofa and dining table in between is a great idea to create storage space without overpowering the space.
Get more ideas to combine the living and dining room in your modern home: 10 pictures of homes combining dining hall and living room